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Global Baby Food And Infant Formula Market 2017-2021

Global Baby Food And Infant Formula Market 2017-2021

About Baby Food and Infant Formula

Baby food is any soft food (other than breastmilk or infant formula) that is made specifically for babies between the ages of four to six months and two years. Infant formula is a processed food for babies and infants under 12 months of age, usually prepared for bottle-feeding or cup-feeding. There are two types of infant formula: powder (need to be mixed with water) or liquid (can be consumed with or without adding water).

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global baby food and infant formula market to grow at a CAGR of 8.77% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global baby food and infant formula market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • Europe
  • MEA
Technavio's report, Global Baby Food and Infant Formula Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Abbott
  • Danone
  • HiPP
  • Kraft Heinz
  • Nestlé
  • Reckitt Benckiser
Other prominent vendors
  • Arla Foods
  • Amara Organics
  • Baby Gourmet Foods
  • Beingmate Group
  • Ella's Kitchen
  • Friso
  • GreenZoo
  • Healthy Sprouts
  • Hero Group
  • MORINAGA MILK INDUSTRY
  • Meiji Holdings
  • One Earth Farms
  • Parent's Choice
  • Plum, PBC
  • SPROUT
  • Stonyfield Farm
Market driver
  • Increase in health concerns among parents and breastfeeding limitations.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Rising health concerns about processed baby food and infant formula.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Growing popularity of organic baby food products.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors??
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors??


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Baby Food and Infant Formula Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global baby food and infant formula market: Abbott, Danone, HiPP, Kraft Heinz, Nestlé, and Reckitt Benckiser.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Arla Foods, Amara Organics, Baby Gourmet Foods, Beingmate Group, Ella's Kitchen, Friso, GreenZoo, Healthy Sprouts, Hero Group, MORINAGA MILK INDUSTRY, Meiji Holdings, One Earth Farms, Parent's Choice, Plum, PBC, SPROUT, and Stonyfield Farm.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend in market is growing popularity of organic baby food products. Growing awareness about the detrimental effects of harmful chemicals and preservatives has resulted in more parents opting for organic baby foods. With increasingly polluted environments and habitats, there is growing anxiety as to the safety of the products consumers use, more so the food they consume. A preference for organic baby products stems from a concern for health and general wellbeing, especially that of children. Organic baby food typically is free from chemicals, pesticides, preservatives, hormones, and antibiotics. Thus, they have garnered much attention in recent years. Many stipulations govern the manufacture, packaging, and labeling of organic baby food. All cereals are grown without using chemical fertilizers or pesticides. The dairy and poultry products are derived from livestock that are fed organic feed and not administered growth hormones.”

According to the report, one driver in market is rise in number of working women. The increase in the number of working women globally has boosted the consumers' demand for baby food and infant formula-based products. Furthermore, rising urbanization and the growth of the middle-class population have significantly encouraged consumers to adopt convenience-oriented lifestyles, which, in turn, is making baby food and infant formula-based products a desirable option among working women. Many working mothers return to their jobs shortly after childbirth, and so baby food and infant formula are an appealing option as they combine health and nutrition with convenience.

Further, the report states that one challenge in market is rising health concerns about processed baby food and infant formula. Many people consider some of the baby food products such as baby puffs to be harmful to the baby's health due to the manufacturing process and also due to the raw materials like grains with which they are made. The puffs are produced through a process called extrusion that involves mixing grains with water in a device called extruder that processes the grains through a tiny hole, at high temperatures and pressure, to give them the desired shape. This manufacturing process inactivates enzymes, breaks fatty acids, increases the food's glycemic index, reduces the grains’ nutrient profile, and lowers the vitamin and mineral content. Many puffs are mostly made of white rice or other non-whole grains. Further, puffs often contain lecithin, which is made from either sunflower or soy seeds. Generally, hexane, a petroleum-based neurotoxin and air pollutant, is used to separate vegetable oil from these seeds. Hence, lecithin should be avoided as it might contain hexane residue.

Companies Mentioned

Abbott, Danone, HiPP, Kraft Heinz, Nestlé, Reckitt Benckiser, Arla Foods, Amara Organics, Baby Gourmet Foods, Beingmate Group, Ella's Kitchen, Friso, GreenZoo, Healthy Sprouts, Hero Group, MORINAGA MILK INDUSTRY, Meiji Holdings, One Earth Farms, Parent's Choice, Plum, PBC, SPROUT, and Stonyfield Farm.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
      • Table Overview of global baby food and infant formula market 2016
    • Global packaged food market
      • Table Global packaged food market 2016-2021 ($ trillions)
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global baby food and infant formula market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Market overview
      • Table Global baby food and infant formula market segmentation
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by product type
    • Global baby food and infant formula market by product type
      • Table Global baby food and infant formula market by product type 2016 and 2021 (% share)
    • Global infant formula market
      • Table Global infant formula market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global infant formula market by product type
      • Table Global infant formula market by product type 2016 and 2021 (% share)
      • Table Global powdered infant formula market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global liquid infant formula market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global infant formula market by stage
      • Table Global infant formula market by stage 2016 and 2021 (% share)
      • Table Global toddler infant formula market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Popular toddler infant formula for babies aged over 12 months
      • Table Global standard infant formula market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Popular liquid infant formulas for babies aged 0-6 months
      • Table Global follow-on infant formula market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Popular follow-on infant formula for babies aged 7-12 months
    • Global baby food market
      • Table Global baby food market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global baby food market by product type
      • Table Global baby food market by product type 2016 and 2021 (% share)
      • Table Global prepared baby food market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global dried baby food market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Global other baby food market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Global organic baby food and infant formula market segmentation
    • Table Overview of global organic baby food and infant formula market 2016 ($ billions)
    • Table Global baby food and infant formula market segmentation by organic and non-organic product shares 2016 (% share)
    • Table Global organic baby food and infant formula market by product type 2016 and 2021 (% share)
    • Global organic prepared baby food market
      • Table Global organic prepared baby food market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global organic infant formula market
      • Table Global organic infant formula market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global organic dried baby food market
      • Table Global organic dried baby food market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global organic other baby food market
      • Table Global organic other baby food market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by distribution channel
    • Table Global baby food and infant formula market by distribution channel 2016 (% share)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global baby food and infant formula market by geography
      • Table Global baby food and infant formula market by geography 2016 and 2021 (% share)
    • Baby food and infant formula market in APAC
      • Table Baby food and infant formula market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Baby food and infant formula market in Americas
      • Table Baby food and infant formula market in Americas 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Baby food and infant formula market in Europe
      • Table Baby food and infant formula market in Europe 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Baby food and infant formula market in MEA
      • Table Baby food and infant formula market in MEA 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Key leading countries
    • Table Key leading countries by market share in 2016
    • China
      • Table Baby food and infant formula market in China 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • US
      • Table Baby food and infant formula market in US 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Russia
      • Table Baby food and infant formula market in Russia 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Hong Kong
      • Table Baby food and infant formula market in Hong Kong 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Women's workforce participation rate for key countries 2014 (% of women aged 15 years and above)
      • Table Global internet penetration rate 2015 (%)
      • Table Global urban population 2010-2015 (billions)
      • Table Sources influencing parents' purchasing decision about baby foods
    • Market challenges
      • Table Global birth rate per 1,000 people 2005-2014
  • Market trends
    • Growing popularity of organic baby food products
      • Table Global organic baby food market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Increasing mergers and acquisitions
    • Innovation in packaging
    • Changing market demographics and tastes
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Key vendors
    • Market positioning matrix based on product portfolio and market presence of key players
      • Table Market positioning matrix based on product portfolio and market presence of key players
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Abbott Laboratories (Abbott)
      • Table Abbott Nutrition: Product classification
    • Danone
      • Table Danone: Brands
    • HiPP
      • Table HiPP: Product portfolio
    • Kraft Heinz
      • Table Kraft Heinz: Forms of baby food
    • Nestlé
      • Table Nestlé: Product overview
    • Reckitt Benckiser
      • Table Reckitt Benckiser: Product segmentation in global baby food and infant formula market
      • Table Brands
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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